Police smashes car snatching syndicate, releases list of 29 suspects and 12 recovered vehicles

Posted by News Express | 27 August 2016 | 2,501 times

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The Special Tactical Squad of the Nigerian Police has arrested 29 suspects from different states of the federation and also recovered 12 exotic cars from the suspects.

A statement issued in Abuja on Friday, signed by Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Don N. Awunah, said the operation, which will be sustained to cover the entire country, was launched on the orders of the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, following reports of car hijacking and removal of vehicles from where they were packed by unknown persons.

The Police gave the names of the suspects and states as follows:

i. Abdulazeez Sani      (M)        Kano State

ii.Sanusi Hassan,        (M) Sokoto State

iii Abdullahi Musa   (M) Plateau State

iv Masa’ud Muhammad (M) Kano State

V Inusa Ishiaku, (M) Zamfara State

Vi. Samila Abdulkareem (M) Kaduna State

Vii. Mohammed Zaiyanu (M) Kano State

Viii. Mohammed Sani Tukur (M) Kaduna State

ix Zaiyanu Sanusi  Hassan,   (M) Sokoto State

X. Tukur Ibrahim  (M) Kaduna State

Xi. Musa Salisu    (M) Kano State 

Xii Magaji Saidu    (M) Kaduna State

Xiii Saidu Garba  (M) Kano State

Xiv Bature Alhaji Haruna (M) Kogi State

Xv Abduibassi Umar (M) Kano State

Xvi Lawal Adamu (M) Kogi State

Xvii Haruna Danladi (M) Kano State

Xviii Orodu Jeremiah (M) Delta State

Xix Sadam Husaini  (M) Kano State

Xx Adamu Rabiu (M) Kogi state

Xxi Nasiru Abbah (M) Plateau State

Xxii Bello Magaji  (M) Kogi State

Xxiii Shahu Alhassan (M) Plateau State

Xxiv Emavwoyan Christopher (M) Delta State

Xxv Abubakar Abdullahi (M) Plateau State    

Xxvi Ummar Hamza aka Papa (M) Kogi State

Xxvii Suleiman Aliyu (M) Plateau State

Xxviii Shehu Alhassan (M) Kogi State (M) Plateau State

RECOVERED VEHICLES                              

i Toyota Corola Model 1983


ii Peugeot 206

VF32AWFZE40911994 ASH

iii Honda (DC) TRN 704 SY

18GCM56836A046647 BLACK

iv Toyota Camry LE

KMK 108 AQ

4T1BG22K4WU386224 WHITE

v Mercedes 4matic WDBRF6IJ42F200992  BLACK

vi. Honda Civic BU 669 EKY  JHMEK355005108661 ASH

vii Honda Academic CU 518 APP

18 GCD5650VA012475 BLACK

viii Golf 3 Wagon  RBC 416 JT MVWZZZIHZWBO61315 DARK BLUE

ix Honda Civic  ZHGEJ6675WH519691 ASH

x Honda CRV Jeep JHLRD1852VC054054 GREEN

xi. Honda Academic  LKJ 182 AC

IHJCZ5608VA268268 ASH

xii Honda Academic AG 280 KJR

IHGD5650TA073077 RED

The police also called on the general public to check through the above list of recovered vehicles for possible identification and provide proof of ownership to enable them reclaim same.

It also disclosed that the recovered vehicles are currently in safe keeping at the IGP Special Tactical Squad on Heinous Crime facility at SARS premises old Abattoir Guzape District, Abuja

In a related development, the squad working on intelligence “sourced in Kogi and Edo States, arrested eight suspects in connection with kidnapping, Armed robbery and Cattle rustling in the two States. Three (3) AK 47 riffles and 147 rounds of ammunition were recovered from them. “All the suspects confessed to the crime and have admitted to the various roles they played in the commission of the offence. They will be arraigned in court at the close of investigation.  

“While commending the officers and men of the Special Tactical Squad for the high level of professionalism displayed in the course of the operation, the IGP assures members of the Public that the force is being repositioned with modern crime fighting techniques to tackle crime and criminalities in the country.”

Source: News Express

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